The NSW government’s carbon tax payback?

The Munmorah power station has closed amid a wave of undue publicity thanks to its timing – so are pointed questions of the NSW government worthy?

Delta Electricity has closed the Munmorah power station amid more fanfare than was due given it has been on standby for two years and was due to permanently close in 2014. That’s what happens when you close a coal-fired power station the week of the introduction of a price on carbon – everything is taken out of all proportion.

But just how much was the timing of the closure a coincidence?


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